Krishna Janmashtami 2017 is one of auspicious Hindu festival that simply known as Janmashtami. According to the Hindu calendar, Krishna was born on Ashtami or the eighth day at midnight in the holy month of Sawan. And this day precedes the Nandotsav festival that celebrates the birth Krishna with lots of happiness, gifts, dance, drama, mataki fod celebration and in many ways devotees celebrates this day all over India. On this day devotees keep fast for the whole day and after the celebration of Lord Krishna birth they over their fast with the Prasad that they have made for Krishna.
Janmashtami marks the birth of great Hindu god Lord Krishna. And it is celebrated on the eighth day of Sawan month. It is also known as Krishna Janmashtami that is the most important festival of Vaishnavas.
Janmashtami is a most auspicious day for the Lord Krishna devotees who spend their whole day for welcoming Krishna to their home. Krishna Janmashtami festival is a birth anniversary of Lord Krishna.
Krishna Janmashtami is one of the biggest festivals for the Hindu devotees of Lord Krishna. It is celebrated all over India with Joy and Happiness. It is a festival of love, happiness, joy for everyone as they enjoy this festival with mataki fod competition, dance and drama on Krishna songs.
It is the occasion that is celebrated popularly in Mathura where Lord Krishna was born. And the Vrindavan where he spent his childhood. It is also celebrated and observed with much in parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan and in the northeastern states like Assam and Manipur.
Lord Krishna was the son of Devaki and Vasudeva. It is believed that Lord Krishna was born at midnight on the eighth day of Bhadrapada month in Mathura. So it is celebrated all over India by sharing food and sweets. Krishna loves Goddess Radha Ji.
Lord Krishna play divine music on his transcendental flute that makes all the Gopi's mad for him. Gopis left their work after hearing the vibrations of a flute. So on his birth anniversary, people keep fast, sing devotional songs of love for Krishna and dance.